Example sentences for: deflect

How can you use “deflect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Outside the garden walls, a large rectangular pond is bisected by the Nine Turnings Bridge, so shaped to deflect evil spirits.

  • USAT states that the Clinton letter was one of several moves "trying to deflect attention from the president's own fund-raising role in the 1996 election," and quotes bill opponent Sen.

  • Her "listening tour" effectively reinforces the perception that she was dragooned into running for the Senate and makes it easier for her to deflect uncomfortable scandal-related questions.

  • But the WSJ points out that the pot-and-kettle aspect of the findings may help deflect criticism of Bill Clinton.

  • The best way to deflect charges of pandering and flip-flopping is to articulate an essential message or "vision."


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